University of Calgary

EVDS 626 - Landscape Planning and Ecological Design - Winter 2014

Project oriented course focusing on interdisciplinary methods, process and theoretical foundations of ecological design and its applications in the built environment and urban and regional landscapes. Principles of landscape ecology, systems theory, technology design and transfer ecosystem science, landscape process form and function, environmental gradients, habitat, trophic organization and nutrient flows will be used in design of interventions for problem solving in built environment and urban-regional contexts including: sustainable urban form, ecological infrastructure and ecosystem services, urban environmental management and water management in urbanizing watersheds.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(0-8)


This course will be offered next in Fall 2014.
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